List/Grid Tag Archives: United States

Medical trial could change how breast cancer treated

Medical trial could change how breast cancer treated

From Northern Ontario Business The trial for a new tool to help determine if chemotherapy is shrinking a tumour has begun in Europe, and all the test samples are being… Read more »

NOSM connects with US university to improve First Nations health and education opportunities

NOSM connects with US university to improve First Nations health and education opportunities

Northern Ontario School of Medicine establishes cross-border project to improve opportunities for First Nation, Metis and Native American populations The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and University of Minnesota… Read more »

Northern MPP wins commitment on Lyme disease

Northern MPP wins commitment on Lyme disease

Health minister says action plan is in the works Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha is on a mission to improve the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease in Ontario, and appears… Read more »

PARTY program aims to keep teens alive

PARTY program aims to keep teens alive

An injury prevention program run by Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is giving local teens second thoughts about drinking and driving. The Preventing Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth… Read more »

Health Care Roundup

Health Care Roundup

NOSM welcomes delegation from China A delegation of officials from several medical universities in Western China visited the Northern Ontario School of Medicine’s (NOSM) East Campus in Sudbury Sept. 5… Read more »

Ground-breaking surgery performed in Sudbury

Ground-breaking surgery performed in Sudbury

Beverley, Gabriel and Max Abotossaway at Sudbury Regional Hospital. Gabriel Abotossaway looks up at his mother and father from a hospital bed and a faint smile comes across his face…. Read more »

Clinical trial for diabetic foot surgery

Clinical trial for diabetic foot surgery

Timothy J. Best MD, MSc, FRCSC, assistant professor of surgery, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, clinical director of otolaryngology and plastic surgery, Sault Area Hospital, examines a patient’s foot for… Read more »

New care centre addresses obesity

New care centre addresses obesity

Thunder Bay Regional’s bariatric care team has received more than 300 referrals from across northwestern Ontario. A new care centre in Thunder Bay is helping people who are struggling with… Read more »

Championing emergency ultrasound

Championing emergency ultrasound

Sudbury Regional Hospital emergency physician Dr. Steve Socransky and Dr. Ray Wiss demonstrate use of emergency ultrasound machine. Called EDEs, short for emergency department echo, the machines can be used… Read more »

Docs learn wilderness medicine skills

Docs learn wilderness medicine skills

Members of the Ottawa High-Angle Rescue Team demonstrate how to treat and remove a seriously injured person from the bush during a hands-on WildER Med workshop. An innovative Manitoulin Island-based… Read more »

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